Tag: Microsoft

Notes from Windows 10 Release Day -1

Tomorrow many people will receive the final bits of what is known as Windows 10. For those already previewing the release, as I am, it appears that a Windows Update process will push whatever bits are required to transform our machines from beta to released software — automagically. With the exception of a reboot, that process.

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How Innovation Is More Poetry Than Science now up at Fast Company

In a recent conversation with Phil McKinney, former HP Chief Innovation Officer and author of Beyond the Obvious: Killer Questions That Spark Game-Changing Innovation, we discussed innovation and theory. McKinney said that much of the literature about innovation comes from theorists, not practitioners. I responded that some of us assert practical innovation insights informed by.

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Uncertain Implications for Microsoft’s Acquisition of Skype

Microsoft sometimes acts like a mature, patient Asian firm, willing to invest large amounts of money and then bide its time for the investment bear fruit. The Skype acquisition may be one of these times, and then again, if could just be another Microsoft acquisition where a year or two down the road we all.

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Going to the Cloud Does Create Risk, Is Uncertain

When the cloud is happily, well, clouding along, delivering services, receiving requests and serving up data, everybody is happy. But companies who rely on the cloud for business have made a strategic choice to put their economic and business viability firmly in the hands of technology, and the arbiters of technology, the cloud service providers..

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5 Strategies for Entering Emerging Technology Markets

Entering Emerging Technology Markets: After reading RIM PlayBook reviews (good summary by InformationWeek) when it was announced, and I think there are lessons to be learned that go well beyond the tablet market. Here are 5 strategies technology companies need to consider when entering an emerging market. 5 Strategies for Entering Emerging Technology Markets Features.

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How Microsoft Should Redefine it’s Tablet Strategy

My first review of a Tablet PC was posted this morning at Tablet PC Magazine. I looked at the Dell Inspiron Duo. The hardware was solid, but was missing a few key features (like video out). The real problem was Windows 7. Windows 7 is not designed for touch on a high resolution screen. You.

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Where Next for Nokia and Microsoft?–Be the Best Windows Phone Partner or Be Irrelevant

So Nokia has decided to partner with Microsoft. The details may have changed, but my strategic advice to them remains the same. They need to analyze their strengths against the competitors and combine those with the strengths of the Microsoft platform in order to out innovate Apple and Google. They will not survive if they.

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